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This Week in History: The Statue of Liberty
1. On June 17, 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Where did it come from?
   Peru
   Mexico
   France
   Italy
   United Kingdom
2. The statue was intended to commemorate what historic date?
   The end of the American Revolution
   The 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
   The end of the French Revolution
   The end of the Seven Years War
   The defeat of Napoleon
3. The poem "The New Colossus," containing the famous lines "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses," is inscribed at the base of the statue. Who wrote the poem?
   Walt Whitman
   Carl Sandburg
   John Greenleaf Whittier
   Hart Crane
   Emma Lazarus
4. The Statue of Liberty is on Bedloe Island, renamed what in 1956?
   Liberty Island
   Freedom Island
   Patriot Island
   French Island
   Fort Wood Island
5. Who designed the Statue of Liberty?
   Michelangelo
   Camille Claudel
   Auguste Rodin
   Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi
   Gustave Eiffel
6. The Statue was dedicated by which U.S. President?
   Woodrow Wilson
   Grover Cleveland
   Ulysses Grant
   James Garfield
   Chester Arthur
7. What date is written on the tablet in the Statue's arms?
   July 4, 1776
   June 17, 1885
   September 3, 1783
   August 10, 1789
   July 4, 1885
8. The Statue is made up of which two metals?
   Iron and copper
   Iron and steel
   Copper and steel
   Copper and silver
   Silver and gold
9. The torch was electrified in what year?
   1876
   1954
   1899
   1901
   1916
10. There are seven rays radiated from the Statue's crown, they represent what?
   The seven seas and the seven continents
   The seven deadly sins
   Seven of the ten commandments
   Seven years of the French Revolution
   Nothing



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